Phone Number Validation
alex at tweedly.net
Wed Feb 15 13:13:59 CST 2006
Jeff Honken wrote:
>I'm trying to validate a date. I've been playing with the below code
>but I can't get it to verify a correct phone number. Can anyone steer
>me in the correct direction on how to verify a phone number in a field
>for the correct format? Jeff
Jeff, you need something more like
> function CheckPhone pPhoneToCheck
> put "([0-9][0-9][0-9])-([0-9][0-9][0-9])-([0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9])"
> into reg
> return matchText(pPhoneToCheck, reg)
> end CheckPhone
>--> Code in Filed
>put CheckPhone(me) into Ewr
> if Ewr is "Bad Phone" then
> answer "The Telephone Number you entered must be in the format of
> put "" into me
> focus on me
Oooooh - one little mistype and you take away all my typing and I need
to re-do it !
The way I type, I'd probably never succeed in completing that field ....
btw - there are all kind of other phone formats you may want to allow
(even within the) US.
A quick Google of "regular expression phone number" will give you more
ideas than you want ....
Alex Tweedly http://www.tweedly.net
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